Thales SA (TCFP.PA)
The following factors could affect Italian markets on Monday.
Oct 19 Below are company-related news and stories from French and Benelux media which could have an impact on the region's markets or individual stocks.
* Q3 sales down 2.9 pct from a year earlier (Adds detail and executive comment)
PARIS, Oct 19 French aerospace and defence technology group Thales reported a dip in third-quarter sales compared to a year earlier, yet nevertheless kept its financial goals due to positive market trends and solid orders.
LYON, France Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri will take effective control of STX France under a shared ownership agreement, the office of French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday, ending a dispute that had soured bilateral ties.
* Two countries to explore creation of naval defence group (Adds details on the deal throughout)
PARIS France and Italy agreed a deal on Wednesday giving Italy's Fincantieri effective control over French shipbuilding firm STX France under shared ownership and strict conditions, ending a dispute that had soured bilateral relations.
PARIS, Sept 27 France and Italy agreed a deal on Wednesday giving Italy's Fincantieri effective control over French shipbuilding firm STX France under shared ownership and strict conditions, ending a dispute that had soured bilateral relations.
PARIS France and Italy will announce on Wednesday their intention to study a possible merger of French military shipyards company Naval Group with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri , a source close to the French government told Reuters.
* Thales CEO says United Tech-Rockwell Collins deal "doesn't change" anything for Thales, we are "sufficiently diversified" to withstand such moves Further company coverage: (Reporting y Paris Newsroom)